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Common AC Mistakes: How You’re Hurting Your AC

Monday, June 24th, 2019

family-holding-green-houseWhen you think about running an air conditioner, you probably don’t think about doing this in terms of “right” and “wrong.” We don’t want you to get too technical with your air conditioning system, but we do want you to understand a few guidelines. We see a lot of air conditioner inefficiency and avoidable air conditioning problems during this time of year due to the effects of these common air conditioning troubles.

We want to help you avoid these problems if possible. If you do run into some trouble and need air conditioning service in San Antonio, TX, we can be at your home in a flash to service you. If you’d like to learn how to run your air conditioning system that benefits you and your AC unit then keep reading below.

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Is It Time to Repair or Replace that Thermostat?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

smart-thermostatDo you ever wonder if your thermostat can go “bad?” It’s not typically something that everyone thinks about, but it is a possibility. A thermostat doesn’t necessarily have a set lifespan you can expect them to last around a decade. After this time you might start to experience malfunctioning, dust accumulation, or inefficient operation.

Your next step after figuring out that your thermostat has seen better days is determining whether you should repair or replace your thermostat. It can be a hard decision to make. We’ve created this helpful guide in our blog so that you can make that decision a lot faster. If you need a great HVAC company in San Antonio, TX to help you through the process then make sure you contact our team.

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Watch Out for these Signs of AC Failure

Monday, May 27th, 2019

technician's hands working on outdoor ac unitThe weather is finally starting to heat up here in San Antonio. We know that you’ve been all about heat, heat, and more heat throughout the cold winter months, but we want to bring your attention back to your air conditioner. The name of the game when it comes to anything heating or air conditioning is always remaining proactive. If you spot a problem early on, make sure you take care of that problem early on too!

We know that it can be pretty hard to find great HVAC in San Antonio, TX but that’s why we’re here. When you’re trying to look for a great air conditioning technician that can repair your air conditioning system with ease make sure you get in touch with our professionals.

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Signs That Your Central AC Needs Some TLC

Monday, May 13th, 2019

technician's hands working on outdoor ac unitDo you feel like your central air conditioner has seen better days? It might be time for you to call a professional for repair services. You shouldn’t wait to do this either. Our technicians see a lot of air conditioner breakdowns because homeowners waited until the last minute to call a professional. If you notice that your air conditioner is having some real trouble performing and continue to run it anyway, you’re only putting yourself at a higher risk of system failure.

We understand why so many homeowners would rather muddle through their AC troubles than call a professional—they want to avoid a high service charge for a repair service! It’s a reasonable concern but it’s also one that you won’t have to worry about when you call our team. We provide quality service at affordable prices.

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Go Solar This Spring!

Monday, April 15th, 2019

solar-panelsIf you’ve been a resident in San Antonio for even one summer, you know that spring isn’t really a season here. Spring doesn’t really abide by the rules like it does in other areas of the country—those “April showers” and mild temperatures that others are so accustomed to don’t occur as often in Texas. Even when they do, they quickly descend into the blanketing heat of Texas summer.

If you’ve had an AC upgrade on your mind for a while, now is really the best time to act. If you begin your air conditioning construction now, everything will be squared away by the time the intense heat of summer rolls in. If you’re considering solar air conditioning in San Antonio, TX then make sure that you contact our team for assistance.

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Spring is In Full Swing! Schedule Your Air Conditioning Maintenance Services Now

Monday, April 1st, 2019

an-air-conditioner-in-need-of-repairSpring is here! That means you need to dust off your air conditioner and get ready for the warm spring temperatures. We have a pretty long winter here in San Antonio and the temperatures still aren’t quite warm, but they will be very soon. The best thing you can do now is work to get your air conditioner ready for the summer months ahead.

Are you on the hunt for a great team to perform your air conditioning maintenance services for you? You’re not alone. There are so many homeowners here in San Antonio that spend plenty of time looking high and low for the right HVAC contractor, but you don’t have to do that. You can come right to our team and find the best maintenance services in San Antonio. TX. Contact our team today to schedule an appointment.

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It’s Never Too Late to Tackle AC Repairs

Monday, September 17th, 2018

While September is a little late to repair your AC system, there’s no such thing as too late when it comes to keeping your HVAC system intact. This is especially true here in Canyon Lake, our fall temperatures tend to be on the high side, so you’ll probably still use your air conditioning through for a little while longer. Don’t procrastinate! Any AC repairs you think can wait until next spring when you need to worry about cooling again need your attention now. It’ll save you a headache in the future. If you need great Canyon Lake, TX HVAC servicing don’t hesitate to call on our team here at Cowboys Air Conditioning & Heating. We’re thorough, astute, and we care about our customers.

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Common Myths Your HVAC Professional Wants to Bust

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Myths or Facts concept with business woman hand drawing on blackboardHow often have you hopped on the internet to do a quick search on something that doesn’t sound quite right to you? Whether it’s news or something less important, you probably feel a little sense of pride when you discover you were, in fact, right.

But what about when the internet leads you wrong? We believe the world wide web can be an amazing resource, leading you to online videos that help you do DIY crafts in your home and even very small and minor remodeling projects. It can also, however, lead a homeowner to be a little too confident in how they care for—or rather how they neglect caring for—their HVAC systems.

Keep reading for some common myths, and our rebuttals, in regards to HVAC care.

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Mold and Your HVAC System: Know Your Risks

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

mold growth As you might have seen in the local news, up until a few months ago the Helotes fire station was plagued with a pretty gross—and unhealthy—problem. Mold growth! Mold and mildew is a stubborn air quality issue that can be hard to get rid of without the right tools in place. And commercial buildings such as the fire station are certainly not the only type of buildings affected by this problem. Your home can fall victim as well.

And we aren’t just talking about mold in your bathroom or on your walls. We’re talking about mold inside the ductwork of your HVAC system. But before you go calling for AC repair in Helotes, TX, we have an important indoor air quality product to tell you about! UV germicidal lights—also known as an UV air purifier—will eliminate the growth of mold right at the start. 

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Get Zoned Cooling with a Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, August 6th, 2018

ductless air handler on wall over bedAs summer carries on and we keep using our air conditioners on a daily basis, we hope that yours is serving you well. AC maintenance is the best way to ensure this is the case. But of course, there are some instances in which maintenance cannot prevent a cooling system from breaking down, particularly if that system is aging. Most air conditioners, when well cared for, can last about a decade with peak efficiency.

If your system is older than this, and you’re considering a new method of air conditioning in New Braunfels, TX, you’d do well to consider the ductless air conditioner. There are a variety of benefits to doing so, which we’ll get to below. The biggest advantage, though, may be your ability to zone-control your cooling.

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